DJ Jean

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DJ Jean
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Dj Jean (2013)
Background information
Birth name Jan Engelaar[1]
Born (1968-05-07) May 7, 1968 (age 48)
Origin Veenendaal, Netherlands
Genres House
Occupation(s) DJ
Years active 1994–present
Labels Mo'Bizz Recordings

DJ Jean (born Jan Engelaar,[1] 7 May 1968) is a Dutch disc jockey[2] most popular for his space countdown themed Hard House single "The Launch". He has been an influential figure in the electronic music scene since the early 1990s.[citation needed] He is prolific, and releases three or more compilation compact discs per year. DJ Jean has performed all over the world, but now plays mostly in the Netherlands. His Friday night residency is at It club in Amsterdam. He also hosts a radioshow at Dutch radiostation Slam!FM, every Friday and Saturday night.



Year Single Peak chart positions Album
1997 "Let Yourself Go" (with Peran) 45 non-album singles
1998 "U Got My Love" 51
1999 "The Launch" 14 28 92 2 40 2
2000 "Love Come Home" 26 4 99
2001 "Lift Me Up" 53 12
2003 "Supersounds" 56 26
2004 "Every Single Day" 56 4
2005 "Feel It" 17
2007 "Sexy Lady" 17
2009 "Play That Beat" 6
"Original Dutch" (vs. Quintin) 41
"The Bomb" (vs. Asino) 74
2010 "New Dutch Shuffle" 80
"—" denotes releases that did not chart


  1. ^ a b c Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 159. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ "Dutch treat: Holland Heineken House throws best party in Turin". Sports Illustrated. 25 February 2006. Retrieved 17 January 2011. 

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